Carla Andrade

Website: www.carlafernandezandrade.com
Bio:

Carla Andrade is a Spanish Visual Artist with a Degree in Audio-visual Studies, a Degree in Philosophy, and an M.A. in Artist’s Film & Moving Image at Goldsmiths University in London. This intersection between the means of visual expression and a field close to reflection is precisely one of the defining facets of her work. She carried out Artist Residencies in Iceland, Sweden, Nepal, Chile, and at the Cité International des Arts in Paris, among others. She has had solo shows at the Contemporary Art Museum Gas Natural Fenosa in A Coruña (Spain), Colegio de España in Paris (France), Trinta Gallery (Spain), CDAN (Spain), Casa das Artes (Spain), BilbaoArte Foundation (Spain), among others. She has participated in group shows at Contemporary Art Centers such as the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Fundación La Caixa (Barcelona), MARCO of Vigo (Spain), Costume Museum of Madrid (Spain), 104 (Paris), CGAC (Spain), Valid photo Gallery (Barcelona), etc; in Photography and Film Festivals as PhotoEspaña, Mois de la Photo (Paris), Encontros da Imagem (Portugal), International Photography Festival of Granada, Emergent (Lleida, Spain), International Film Festival Rotterdam, Zinebi International Film Festival, IBAFF, Porto/Post/Doc, Filmadrid, … And in galleries and institutions from countries such as USA, Brazil, Chile, Sweden, Germany, UK, South Corea, Taiwan, France and Portugal. She won prestigious awards including the First Prize of Visual Arts 2013 from Complutense University of Madrid, Emerging Artists Award Absolut 2013, Frac Vila Acquisition Award 2013 from Luis Adelantado Gallery, Women Award-Forum-Dialogue Alliance Francaise / Pilar Citoler 2012, Photography Award Madrid SUMMA 2015, third Prize Government of La Rioja in 2015, Isaac Diaz Pardo Award 2017, among others. She has obtained grants from Injuve, Institut Français, BilbaoArte Foundation, Agadic, VEGAP and the Scholarships for Abroad Artistic Creation Gas Natural Fenosa. In addition, her photographic work was part of multiple international publications as ‘Paisaje y pintura en el Audiovisual Gallego Contemporáneo. Dos casos prácticos que se abrazan desde los extremos: Carla Andrade y Xisela Franco’, written by Sara Donoso Calvo and produced by MAC de A Coruña. Her work is part of important Art Collections like CA2m, MAC Naturgy, Colegio de España en Paris, Complutense University of Madrid, etc.

Exhibitions:

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2018 - Trinta Gallery, “Ex oriente lux”, Santiago de Compostela. Spain. 

2018 - Cité Internationale des Arts, “Open Studio - Go Here”, Paris. France.

2018 - Lens Visual Arts School, “Let us be like the sun”, Madrid. Spain.

2017 - Sargadelos Gallery, “Desierto”, Vigo. Spain.

2017 - Aldama Fabre Gallery, “towards silence”, Bilbao. Spain.

2015 - Trinta Gallery, “▽”, Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

2015 - CDAN Center of Art and Nature, “Geometría de ecos”, Huesca. Spain.

2015 - Colegio de España en Paris, “Geometry of Echoes”, Paris. France.

2015 - MAC, Contemporary Art Museum Gas Natural Fenosa, “Kuch Nahi”, A Coruña. Spain.

2014 - Casa das Artes, “Choven manchas de tempo”, Vigo. Spain. 

2014 - BilbaoArte Foundation, “Geometría de ecos”, Bilbao. Spain. 

2014 - IPF Portuguese Photographic Institute, “Geometry of echoes”, Porto. Portugal.

2013 - FIArt Foundation, “Paths To Land”, Madrid. Spain.

2013 - Montenegro Gallery, “Tiempo Vértice”, Vigo. Spain.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2020 - La Casa Encendida, "Cosas que nunca sucedieron aunque existen desde siempre", Madrid. Spain.
2020 - Museo Camilo José Cela, "Camiños (IN)certos", Padrón, A Coruña. Spain.
2020 - MIA Art Collection Virtual Museum, "Ni la tierra ni las mujeres / Neither the land nor the women".
2020 - CSA La Tabacalera, “Mujeres fotografas – Una historia contada a medias”, Madrid. Spain.
2020 - Compostela Photo Festival. Spain.
2019 - Caixaforum, “Poéticas de la emoción”, Barcelona, Zaragoza & Seville. Spain. 

2018 - 12 Star Gallery, “Spanish / Female / Photographer - A Story Half Told”, London. United Kingdom.


2018 - Solar Gallery, “New Spain”, Vila do Conde. Portugal.

2018 - UC3M, “Cibermujeres en la Neomudejar”, Madrid. Spain. 


2018 - Beaux Arts de Paris, “Jeune Creation Festival”, Paris. France. 

2017 - Begira Photo Festival, “Gailurrak”, Bizkaia. Spain. 

2017 - FFoco Photography Festival, A Coruña. Spain.

2017 - CA2M, “Maneras de hacer”, Madrid. Spain.
2017 – Ant Espacio, “About the silence, the emptiness and the nothingness”, Performance, Bilbao. Spain.

2016 - Encontros da Imagem International Photography Festival, “Território Expandido”, Braga. Portugal.

2016 - Harvard University, “Interior Matters”, Cambridge, MA. US.


2016 - Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, “Expectativa y memoria”, Madrid. Spain.


2015 - Real Alcázar de Sevilla, “Expectativa y memoria. España – Marruecos”, Seville. Spain.

2015 - Museo de Pontevedra, “En re-torno á paisaxe”, Pontevedra. Spain.

2014 - Photoespaña Festival. “P2P. Prácticas contemporáneas en la fotografía española”, Madrid. Spain.


2014 - Jeune Création Gallery, “Points de Coïncidences”, Paris. France.

2014 - FotoWeekDC, “New Spanish Photography. Visions beyond borders”, Washington. US.

2014 - Valid Foto Gallery, “Five Years of Talent”, Barcelona. Spain.


2014 - Museo del Traje de Madrid, “XV Visual Arts Awards UCM”, Madrid. Spain.

2014 - King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center New York University, “New Spanish Photography”. US.


2014 - Mr. Pink Gallery, “Frame Fatale”, Valencia. Spain.


2013 - MARCO Contemporary Art Museum, “Veraneantes”, Vigo. Spain. 

2013 - Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao, “Horizonte”, Bilbao. Spain.

2013
- 3+1 Arte Contemporánea Gallery, “Summer Calling”, Lisbon. Portugal.


2012 - Le 104, “Jeune Creation Festival”, Paris. France.


2012 - Alliance Française Gallery, “PHotoEspaña 2012”, Madrid. Spain.


2012 - Nord Art, Büdelsdorf. Germany.


2012 - Incubarte Festival, Valencia. Spain. 


2011 - Cidade da Cultura de Galicia, “Container Inside”, Santiago de Compostela. Spain. 

2011 - Auditorio de Galicia, “VII Premio”, Santiago de Compostela. Spain. 


2011 - Gatos de Marte Gallery, “Incierta gloria de un día de abril”, Murcia. Spain.

Selected Film Festivals & Screenings
2020 - Courtisane Film Festival, Ghent. Belgium. (Cancelled)

2019 - Lux, “New work series”, London, UK
2019 - Intersección Contemporary Audiovisual Art Festival, A Coruña. Spain.

2019 - Cámara Lúcida. Encuentros cinematográficos, Cuenca. Ecuador.

2019 - Miragem. Mostra de cinema na paisagem. The Azores. Portugal. 

2019 - (S8) Mostra de cinema periférico, “Focus Carla Andrade”, A Coruña. Spain. 


2018 - Porto/Post/Doc, Porto. Portugal.

2018 - CGAC & CGAI, "Mirada Pais. Ciclo de Videocreación", Santiago de Compostela & A Coruña. Spain. 


2018 - Filmoteca Española - Cine Doré, Madrid. Spain.

2018 - International Film Festival Rotterdam. The Netherlands.
2018 - IBAFF Festival, Murcia. Spain.

2018 - Sangiò Verona Video Festival. Italy.

2018 - aCinema,"Tangents of an Origin", Milwaukee. US. 

2017 - Tabakalera, "The Wall", San Sebastian. Spain.

2017 - ZINEBI International Film Festival, Bilbao. Spain.
2017 - Mostra Strangloscope, Florianópolis. Brazil.


2017 - Kino Beat Festival, Porto Alegre. Brazil.


2017 - Cineuropa, Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

2017 - Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival. Czech Republic.

2017 - Pre-Columbus Art Chilean Museum, “11º Muestra Cine+Vídeo Indigena”, Santiago. Chile.


2017 - Seoul International New Media Festival. South Korea.

2017 - Festival de Cine-Arte en la Frontera. Venezuela.

2017 - (S8) Mostra de Cinema Periférico, A Coruña. Spain.

2017 - Laterale Film Festival, Cosenza. Italy.


2017 - CinemaAttic, “Women in Film”. Scotland.


2017 - Chiayi International Art Doc Film Festival. Taiwan.

2017 - Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival. Hawick. United Kingdom.


2016 - L'Alternativa, Festival de Cine Independiente de Barcelona. Spain.

2016 - Cineteca Matadero, “Ciclo DOCMA”, Madrid, Spain.

2016 - Intermediaciones III Muestra de videoarte y video experimental, Medellín. Colombia.


2016 - Curtocircuito International Film Festival, Santiago de Compostela. Spain.


2016 - FILMADRID, Madrid. Spain.


2015 - (S8). Screening + video-installation, A Coruña. Spain.